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  • As I Lay Dying

    series Vintage International
    “I set out deliberately to write a tour-de-force. Before I ever put pen to paper and set down the first word I knew what the last word would be and almost where the last period would fall.” —William Faulkner on As I Lay DyingAs I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Narrated in turn by ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • White Noise

    by Don DeLillo ...
    A brilliant satire of mass culture and the numbing effects of technology, White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, a teacher of Hitler studies at a liberal arts college in Middle America. Jack and his fourth wife, Babette, bound by their love, fear of death, and four ultramodern offspring, navigate the rocky passages of family life to the background babble of brand-name consumerism. Then a ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • In Our Time

    A collection of vignettes and stories, including the Nick Adams tale “Indian Camp,” from one of American literature’s greatest twentieth-century writers.This volume of short fiction offers brief glimpses into Ernest Hemingway’s life and mind, portraying the evolution of an artist—a writer of nonfiction testing the form’s limits, stretching his imagination, and experimenting with the “fibrous and ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Empire of the Sun

    by J. G. Ballard ...
    The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg's film, tells of a young boy's struggle to survive World War II in China.Jim is separated from his parents in a world at war. To survive, he must find a strength greater than all the events that surround him.Shanghai, 1941 -- a city aflame from the fateful torch of Pearl Harbor. In streets full of chaos and corpses, a young British ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Troy

    The Greek Myths Reimagined

    by Stephen Fry ...
    series Stephen Fry's Greek Myths #3
    In this brilliant conclusion to his bestselling Mythos trilogy, legendary author and actor Stephen Fry retells the tale of the Trojan War.Full of tragic heroes, intoxicating love stories, and the unstoppable force of fate, there is no conflict more iconic than the Trojan War. Troy is the story of the epic battle retold by Fry with drama, humor, and vivid emotion. Achilles, Hector, Odysseus, Helen, ... Read more

    $15.19 USD

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  • Shirley

    The second—and only historical—book from the author of Jane Eyre: “Revolutionary . . . Brontë’s most feminist novel.” (Lyndall Gordon, author of Charlotte Brontë: A Passionate Life**).**Shirley, Charlotte Brontë’s second novel, following Jane Eyre, tells the story of two women of radically different circumstances, whose bond of friendship helps them emotionally ... ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Left Hand of Darkness

    50th Anniversary Edition

    **50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION—WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY DAVID MITCHELL AND A NEW AFTERWORD BY CHARLIE JANE ANDERSUrsula K. Le Guin’s groundbreaking work of science fiction—winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.**A lone human ambassador is sent to the icebound planet of Winter, a world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants’ gender is fluid. His goal is to facilitate Winter’s inclusion in a ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Stranger in a Strange Land

    Robert Heinlein's Hugo Award-winning all-time masterpiece, the brilliant novel that grew from a cult favorite to a bestseller to a science fiction classic.Raised by Martians on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith is a human who has never seen another member of his species. Sent to Earth, he is a stranger who must learn what it is to be a man. But his own beliefs and his powers far exceed the limits of ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Uhuru

    by Robert Ruark ...
    Uhuru means “Freedom” in Swahili. The novel Uhuru is loosely based on real events that took place during the uprising of black Africans in Kenya in the 1960s. The book Uhuru is seldom mentioned today but in 1962 it remained on the New York Times Best Seller List for six months. Dubbed as “a massive explosive novel, a high voltage shocker”… it was indeed! ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Rainbow

    series The Rainbow #1
    This novel by the author of Sons and Lovers follows three generations of a family in rapidly changing England.One of the Modern Library’s 100 best English-language novels of the twentieth centuryIn a story ranging from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth, The Rainbow explores the passions and relationships experienced by each generation of the Brangwen family as the world around them ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • A Confederacy of Dunces

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize“A masterwork . . . the novel astonishes with its inventiveness . . . it is nothing less than a grand comic fugue.”-The New York Times Book ReviewA Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • God Emperor of Dune

    by Frank Herbert ...
    series Dune #4
    Book Four in the Magnificent Dune Chronicles—the Bestselling Science Fiction Adventure of All TimeMillennia have passed on Arrakis, and the once-desert planet is green with life. Leto Atreides, the son of the world’s savior, the Emperor Paul Muad’Dib, is still alive but far from human. To preserve humanity’s future, he sacrificed his own by merging with a sandworm, granting him near immortality as ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Day of the Locust

    The Day of the Locust is a novel by American author Nathanael West set in Hollywood, California. The novel follows a young artist from the Yale School of Fine Arts named Tod Hackett, who has been hired by a Hollywood studio to do scene design and painting. While he works he plans an important painting to be called "The Burning of Los Angeles," a portrayal of the chaotic and fiery holocaust which ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Wind Off the Small Isles and The Lost One

    Two enchanting stories from the queen of romantic suspense

    by Mary Stewart ...
    The sweeping long-lost novella, now available in paperback for the first time in 40 years, alongside recently rediscovered short story 'The Lost One', from the original queen of romantic suspense'Total heaven' Harriet EvansLanzarote. A wealthy young woman elopes with an impoverished fisherman, leaving her family distraught.Perdita West, secretary to a famou... ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • A Favorite Daughter

    A Pride and Prejudice Variation

    by P. O. Dixon ...
    "That the wish of giving happiness to you might add force to the other inducements which led me on, I shall not attempt to deny." - Jane Austen, Pride and PrejudiceMr. Bennet had very often wished that, instead of spending his whole income, he had laid by an annual sum for the better provision of his children, and of his wife, if she survived him.Alas, he did not live long enough to do it.After ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Quo Vadis

    Quo Vadis is a classic romance novel written by Henryk Sienkiewicz and first published in 1895. A true love story of Marcus Vinicius, a passionate young Roman tribune, and Lygia Callina, a beautiful and gentle Christian maiden of royal Lygian descent and a hostage of Rome, raised in a patrician home. At first Marcus, a typical aristocratic Roman libertine of his time, has no notion of love and ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Dracula

    by Bram Stoker ...
    series Macmillan Collector's Library
    Sensual, dark and thrilling, Bram Stoker's Dracula remains the seminal work of Gothic fiction, and in this elegant Macmillan Collector's Library edition, which includes an illuminating afterword by Jonty Claypole, readers can experience the horror and excitement as never before.When Jonathan Harker is summoned to Transylvania to finalize a property deal for the mysterious Count Dracula, he ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • A Room with a View

    by E.M. Forster ...
    series Dover Thrift Editions
    In common with much of his other writing, this work by the eminent English novelist and essayist E. M. Forster (1879-1970) displays an unusually perceptive view of British society in the early 20th century. Written in 1908, A Room with a View is a social comedy set in Florence, Italy, and Surrey, England. Its heroine, Lucy Honeychurch, struggling against straitlaced Victorian attitudes of ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Works Of Rabindranath Tagore: Gitanjali, Songs Of Kabir, The Home And The World, Sadhana, Stray Birds, The Fugitive, Fruit-Gathering And More (Mobi Collected Works)

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by category, making it easier to access individual books, stories and poems. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Peace Breaks Out

    'You read her, laughing, and want to do your best to protect her characters from any reality but their own' New York TimesIt is 1945. When peace breaks out at last, familiar wartime routines are interrupted, and the residents of Barsetshire seem as disconcerted as they are overjoyed.As the country's eligible young men return home, life regains momentum: before long, everyone is spinning in a ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is the second historical novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. It depicts the plight of the French proletariat under the brutal oppression of the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, and the corresponding savage brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the ... Read more

    $0.49 USD

  • The World Set Free

    by H. G. Wells ...
    This is the annotated edition including the rare biographical essay by Edwin E. Slosson called "H. G. Wells - A Major Prophet Of His Time". The successor in our day to both Jules Verne and Edward Bellamy is H. G. Wells, and his book, "The World Set Free," embodies more of his creed than anything heretofore published. The goal of Mr. Wells' thinking is the end of war and the realization upon earth ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Barsoom Series Collected (Illustrated)

    series Barsoom
    While hiding in a cave in the Arizona desert, John Carter apparently dies, only to reawaken on Mars where he is re-embodied in a body identical to his old one on Earth. Thus begins John Carter’s many adventures on Mars, one of the greatest adventure fantasies of all-time. In an interesting twist, Burroughs cast himself as John Carter's nephew, entrusted with Carter's manuscripts relating his many ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Babbitt

    Sinclair Lewis's 8th novel, Babbitt, (1922) is a satire of American life and commercialism, and contributed significantly to his being awarded the Novel Prize for Literature. Includes an introduction by Karl Wurf. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD